Let it sink in – you’ve graduated! After years of hard work, blood, sweat, tears, and countless consumption of junk food, or whatever your preferred method of coping with stress, you can say beyond a shadow of a doubt that you’ve accomplished something. Does it seem surreal? It did for me! The first thing I did when I got to my graduation last year was check the program to make sure my name was … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Christie Chorbajian: Congrats Class of 2013!
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A few weeks ago I was chatting with a girlfriend who had recently made an event on Facebook. She was planning a club meeting on campus and had invited her Facebook friends to attend. After a few hours, not many people had responded and she began to doubt the meeting, the club, and even herself. As we started to dissect why no one was responding to her Facebook event, I realized how much … [Read more...] about How Facebook May Be Affecting Your Self-Esteem
A shift dress is a simple, semi-fitted design. They are typically sleeveless with a high neckline. They feature bust darts, but otherwise hang loose on the body. They first debuted during the 1960s, when the changing social landscape caused women to seek out more easy fitting fashions. Their stylish, but comfortable design has led them to become a fashion perennial. Image via ...love … [Read more...] about How-To Create Five Versatile Looks With A Shift Dress
If you enjoy an occasional night out with friends, it's important that you understand how to be safe. According to the University of Hawaii at Manoa's Alcohol Project, there are several ways to practice low-risk drinking. Here are tips that you need to follow: 1.Set a Limit Before you start drinking, decide what your limit will be. Keep in mind the saying "know your limits." Factors to consider … [Read more...] about Safe Drinking 101: Rules for College and Beyond
Graduation is an important and exciting right of passage. It is the culmination of all the tedious research papers, nerve-racking presentations, and all night study sessions. One morning, one gathering, one rendition of 'Pomp and Circumstance', one crossing of the stage, and one loud shout of joy and encouragement from your friends and family. And then it's over. After years of striving towards … [Read more...] about Adjusting to the Real World After College
Getting the perfect gift for the person you love can be tricky at times, because there are thousands of items you can pick from. When you follow some tips, you will end up with a gift that will not disappoint. There are several occasions when you need a gift for that special man in your life. However, at times you can just buy a gift without the need for a special occasion. One of the questions … [Read more...] about How to Shop for the Perfect Gift for Your Boyfriend
Your first gynecological exam is normally a cause for concern. It's not to say that you should be concerned, but a fear of the unknown can make you anxious about anything. If your first time at the gynecologist is coming sooner rather than later, here's what you need to know: Getting Ready for Your Exam If the receptionist at your doctor's office has not told you how to prepare for your exam, … [Read more...] about First Time Visiting the Gynecologist? Here's What to Expect
A multinational company is an organization that provides its products and services in more than one country and is established globally. The globalization and the geographical diversification are pushing companies towards change in their management structure and style. Multinationals now need to consider regional market conditions and develop strategies to cater to each of the regional markets. … [Read more...] about How to Find Jobs in Big Multinational Companies
The Great Gatsby hit theaters on May 10th, and it is clearly going to be the movie of the summer. Film and literature lovers alike have gathered to watch the brilliant mesh of Baz Luhrmann and F. Scott Fitzgerald in this box office hit. Here are the top reasons that Gatsby is, in fact, great. Leo is perfection Leonardo DiCaprio plays the elusive Jay Gatsby in the film, and his … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons The Great Gatsby Rocks
We all know the John Lennon quote that says something like “life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans”. This is one of those things that you can’t realize until retrospectively examining your life. I spent 3 years of my life in Boston loving life, but in the back of my mind I could hear a voice that said “this won’t last”. Although I was looking forward to graduating and moving back … [Read more...] about Post Grad in Boston: And When Things Don’t Go As Planned?
I turned 17 October 15, 2008. I was a senior in high school, just landed an internship with a local newspaper, but I could not celebrate. My mother who had been diagnosed with lung cancer in 2005 had lost her battle the day before. Here I was 17 years old, getting ready to fill out college applications, and my life flashed before my eyes. When my mother was initially diagnosed it was a shock to my … [Read more...] about How I Turned Tragedy to Success and Survived College